Most of the best music has been composed in Europe. But the greatest virtuosos, composers, conductors, turn toward the U.S. for a living. They come, Italians, Germans, Frenchmen, Poles, with their Italian, German, French, Polish art. It has always been welcome. Yet to many Americans, a native pride has long cried out for musical interpretation of America by Americans. Last week, at the Chicago Auditorium, these people rejoiced. They heard a native two-act opera, sung in English, composed by an American, Charles Wakefield Cadman, written...

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